Total Contrast was a male duo from England, specialising in soul and electro music. Group members were Robin Achampong and Delroy Murray.
In the mid 1980s, they scored several hits on the US Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart, including “Takes a Little Time,” which hit #1 in 1985. In their homeland, the same song, reached number 17 in the UK Singles Chart. Further releases included “Hit and Run”, a minor hit which reached #41 in the UK in 1985, “The River” which peaked at #44 UK in early 1986, and “What You Gonna Do About It” peaking at #63 in the summer of 1986. The latter track was also featured on the band’s 1986 self-titled album. They recorded on London Records.
“The River” was mixed by Nick Rodgers & Steve Harvey and “Takes A Little Time” was remixed by Michael Brauer.
The River (Extensive Remix) 6:49
Takes A Little Time (U.S. Remix) 7:23
The River (Serious Dub) 4:13